miss out on (something)

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miss out on (something)

To lose the chance or opportunity to do or experience something. Because I was so sick last week, I missed out on the chance to see my sister while she was in town. If you don't call the recruiter back right away, you're going to miss out on the opportunity.
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miss out on

Lose a chance for, fail to achieve, as in Ruth came late to the party and missed out on all the fun, or Trudy missed out on the promotion. [First half of 1900s] Also see lose out, def. 2.
See also: miss, on, out

miss out on

To lose a chance for: missed out on the promotion.
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E.ON's error also resulted in around 500 prepayment customers for the January 2013 price increase and around 6,500 for the January 2014 increase missing out on an average refund of PS3.42.